Definition of Jape in English :

Define Jape in English

Jape meaning in English

Meaning of Jape in English

Pronunciation of Jape in English

Jape pronunciation in English

Pronounce Jape in English

Jape

see synonyms of jape

1. gag, jape, jest, joke, laugh

a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter

Example Sentences:
'he told a very funny joke'
'he knows a million gags'
'thanks for the laugh'
'he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest'
'even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point'

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Jape

see synonyms of jape
noun
1. 
a jest or joke
verb
2. 
to joke or jest (about)

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


Jape

see synonyms of jape
verb intransitiveWord forms: japed or ˈjaping
1. 
to joke; jest
2. 
to play tricks
verb transitive Rare
3. 
to make fun of; mock
4. 
to play tricks on; fool
noun
5. 
a joke or jest
6. 
a trick

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Jape

see synonyms of jape
v. japed, jap·ing, japes
v.intr.
To joke or quip.
v.tr.
To make sport of.
n.
A joke or quip.

The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.